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E-Flite UMX Aero Commander

E-Flite UMX Aero Commander

Coming soon from E-Flite is the UMX Aero Commander. The Aero Commander might be ultra-micro in size, but it brings to the plate a realistic representation of an iconic twin engine aircraft. With scale realistic looks and brushless power spinning the props, the Aero Commander is ready for loads of airborne fun. * AS3X technology makes it easy to fly * Two [...]

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E-Flite Cirrus SR22T

E-Flite Cirrus SR22T

Just announced by E-Flite is the Cirrus SR22T. The Cirrus comes in two different versions, BNF and PNP, and is high detailed for some serious scale realism. It is so realistic that it is even fully licensed! Here is the scoop- * 1.5m park flyer * Two-piece, plug-in wing design * Convenient hands-free servo connection system * Realistic and functional interior cabin & exterior [...]

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E-Flite X-VERT VTOL

E-Flite X-VERT VTOL

After a big live announcement today, Horizon Hobby has released full details on their new E-Flite X-Vert VTOL. VTOL stands for vertical take-off and landing, and that is what makes this new release so exciting. The X-Vert makes it easy for people to have all the fun of a VTOL aircraft, without all the complexity. Here are some of its [...]

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Horizon Hobby Weak Signals 2017

Horizon Hobby Booth At Weak Signals 2017

Horizon Hobby has been a huge supporter of Weak Signals for many years, this year their booth was massive and filled with all sorts of rc goodies. With the Weak Signals show being one where products are sold directly to consumers, one end of the Horizon Hobby booth was dedicated to sales, while the other part displayed all of their [...]

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Horizon Hobby 8xEIGHT Tournament

Horizon Hobby 8xEIGHT Tournament

Right now Horizon Hobby is holding their 8xEIGHT Tournament. The Horizon Hobby contest puts some of their most popular products against each other in a March Madness style tournament. There are products from Losi, Spektrum, Blade, E-flite, Pro Boat, and Hanger 9 in the contest, use This Link to head over to Horizon’s Facebook page to get your vote on. Give [...]

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E-Flite Carbon-Z Cessna 150

E-Flite Carbon-Z Cessna 150

New from E-flite is the Carbon-Z Cessna 150. The Cessna is a 84″ giant scale aircraft that is closely modeled after its full scale counterpart. It will be available as either a BNF or a PNP with pricing starting at $379. Here are some of its highlights- * Brushless power system with 60 amp ESC * Loads of scale detailing * Pre-installed LED [...]

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E-flite Commander mPd 1.4m

E-flite Commander mPd 1.4m Sport Park Flyer

With spring time just around the corner, E-Flite has announced the Commander mPd 1.4m sport park flyer. The Commander was designed by Mirco Pecorari and David Payne to be a versatile, and fun, park flyer. Powered by a 15-sized brushless motor and sporting a 45 amp ESC, the Commander has the power you need to pull off cool tricks or [...]

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E-Flite Opterra 2M Wing

FPV Ready E-Flite Opterra 2M Wing

FPV isn’t just for drones anymore, it is also becoming more popular in airplanes. New from E-Flite is the huge Opterra 2M Flying Wing. The Opterra comes in two different styles, as a PNP and a BNF, and is ready for you to install an FPV system. * Large 2M (78.3″) carbon reinforced Z-foam construction * Easy to assemble and transport * Has [...]

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E-Flite Convergence VTOL

E-Flite Convergence VTOL

If you are looking for an all new type of rc thrill, check out the new Convergence VTOL from E-Flite. VTOL stands for vertical takeoff and landing, making this air frame extra versatile. The Convergence transitions at the flip of a switch and comes with sophisticated flight control software to make it easy to fly. * Stability and acrobatic modes * Up [...]

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E-Flite UMX A-10 BL

E-Flite UMX A-10 Warthog BL

The UMX A-10 Warthog BL BNF Basic from E-Flite is an affordable pre-assembled aircraft designed to put a smile on your face. The A-10 is ultra-micro in size with a wingspan of 22.1″ and comes with an abundance of power thanks to its 13,500kV brushless motors. * Incredible scale detailing * Twin 28mm ducted fans * AS3X stability control * Functional dual rudders * Flight [...]

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E-flite ICON A5 park flyer

E-flite ICON A5 Park Flyer

New from E-flite is the amphibious ICON A5 park flyer. The ICON A5 comes in two different versions, a BNF (bind and fly) and a PNP (plug and play). The A5 is officially licensed by ICON Aircraft and has the scale look and detailing that is demanded by today’s consumers. Power is provided by a 480-size 960Kv brushless outrunner and a [...]

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Horizon Hobby Drones On The Horizon Event

Event Coverage – Drones On The Horizon

Last weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew had the pleasure of attending Drones On The Horizon. The event, put on by Horizon Hobby, was a one day show held in Orlando Florida to celebrate everything that is good about rc. Unlike many other events, it wasn’t locked down to just one genre like airplanes or cars, Drones On The Horizon had [...]

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Horizon E-Fest 2015

Horizon Hobby Booth at E-Fest 2015

Horizon Hobby was out in force to support all the flyers at E-Fest 2015. Horizon had several of their team flyers in attendance to show off what their products can do in the hands of a skilled professional and they had a booth full of flying goodies to drool over as well. Something that really grabbed out attention in the Horizon [...]

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See the World from the Cockpit with the E-Flite FPV Vapor!

Now that FatShark products are available at Horizon Hobby, there now is a way to get all your FPV needs in one aircraft: the Ultra-Micro FPV Vapor RTF! Featuring the FatShark Teleporter V4 FPV Headset, the FPV Vapor RTF has a great list of features:  Completely built, flight ready airframe Spektrum™ VS1100 ultra micro FPV system Fat Shark Teleporter V4 headset with digital head tracking Full-color QVGA 320 x [...]

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Raging Rotors: I Spy with my FPV Eye…

Another day, another installment of Raging Rotors! As I mentioned last week, a recent episode of Modern Family featured a DJI Quadcopter set up for FPV (First Person View).  With camera technology getting more affordable for the masses, the usual next step for someone going deep into the world of Quadcopters (whether DIY or RTF) is to dive into picture/video [...]

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